Hand Crafted Talavera Style 8-oz Cup and Saucer 'Zacatlan Flowers'

$85.99 CAD
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Meet the Artist

This item was created

By Pedro Tecayehuatl, this delightful set of cup and saucer is handcrafted with time-honored techniques. Blue floral medallions blossom amid twinkling blue stars, while a yellow rim, handle and border provide a delightful contrast.

Talavera is a distinctive art form brought to Mexico by artisans from Talavera de la Reina, Spain. The ceramic artisans of Puebla, Mexico then incorporated Chinese designs, thus creating the blue and oyster-white patterns traditionally associated with Talavera Poblana. Today there are also more 'contemporary' designs that include yellow, green, orange, mauve, black and red.

National and international conventions require that a rigorous procedure be followed in the elaboration of authentic Talavera-style ceramics. Each individual piece will be slightly different, and therefore a unique work of art.
  • Ceramic
  • Free of lead and toxins
  • Hand wash only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Not for use in microwave oven
  • Signed by t he artist
  • 0.52 kgs
  • Cup: 7.5 cm H x 13 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 250 ml
  • Saucer: 2.5 cm H x 16 cm Diam.